From Friday 14 October 2022, it is no longer mandatory to isolate if you test positive to COVID-19.
The removal of mandatory isolation does not impact on the duties of an employer to do all that is reasonably practicable to minimise the risks of COVID-19 at the workplace, including asking workers to stay at home when unwell.
Information on these pages is currently being reviewed and will be updated shortly.
This page includes resources for workplaces in the in the Energy and utilities industry on work health and safety, workers’ compensation and COVID-19.
The Energy and utilities industry is primarily involved in the provision of electricity, gas, water, and sewage services to the community and business.
This may include:
- electricity generation
- electricity transmission
- electricity distribution
- electricity retail/on-selling
- electricity market operation
- gas supply
- water supply, including storage
- sewerage and drainage services
Workplaces may include power stations, electricity substations, network control rooms, infrastructure sites, office amenities or administration buildings. Workplaces may also include private homes, and a range of other private and public buildings and outdoor locations where electricity, gas or water infrastructure may be located. Workers may be based in a single location for long periods or may move regularly between locations to work.